Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

What are your top ten favorite songs from the 70s?

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    By: Jakob Blomquist
    • 10. Let's Stay Together by Al Green
      Smooth and sexy.
    • 9. Maggie May by Rod Stewart
      Catchy and sad.
    • 8. Heart Of Glass by Blondie
      Groovy and glamorous.
    • 7. Jungleland by Bruce Springsteen
      Definies Bruce.
    • 6. Move On Up by Curtis Mayfield
      Just move on up...and keep on wishing!
    • 5. Another Planet Another Girl by Only Ones
      Just a good little tune I like :)
    • 4. Clampdown by The Clash
      Had to pick some song from "London Calling" so I pick this one.
    • 3. Let's Get It On by Marvin Gaye
      Marvin's finest moment!
    • 2. Anarchy In The UK by Sex Pistols
      Never was better than this, no matter what they say!
    • 1. Baba O┬┤Riley by The Who
      The ultimate rock song!


    By: Albarryparra
    • 10. Sister Golden Hair by America
    • 9. Love Of My Life by Queen
      Best love song ever.
    • 8. Un Beso Y Una Flor by Nino Bravo
      Best Spanish song!
    • 7. Let It Be by Beatles
    • 6. Year Of The Cat by Al Stewart
    • 5. Have You Ever Seen The Rain? by Creedence Clearwater Revival
    • 4. Hotel California by Eagles
    • 3. Thunder Road by Bruce Springsteen
    • 2. Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees
    • 1. Nights On Broadway by Bee Gees


    By: Dave Lewis.
    • 10. Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan
      One of the most poignant songs ever written.
    • 9. If You Leave Me Now by Chicago
      All-time top slow dance song.
    • 8. Year Of The Cat by Al Stewart
      I can visualise myself back then right now.
    • 7. Age Of Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In by 5th Dimension
      This song sums up the early seventies. Space race time.
    • 6. The Look Of Love by Gladys Knight
      Eternal love song.
    • 5. America by Simon & Garfunkel
      Boyhood memories. Priceless.
    • 4. Why Can't We Live Together by Timmy Thomas
      One of the most underrated artists ever. Classic.
    • 3. Hotel California by Eagles
      What list would be complete without this classic.
    • 2. Natural High by Bloodstone
      A most memorable song of the early seventies.
    • 1. Stop On By by Rufus
      Top voice, top song, top memories of this smoochy ballad. This track personifies the 70's.

    If I could turn back time, (Oh that was a Cher song wasn't it?)
    By: Cool_Joe_Bob
    • 10. Roundabout by Yes
      The rickinbacker bass gives me goosebumps!!!
    • 9. First Impression Pt. 2 by ELP
      The organ playing on this song is amazing and it had to be on my top 10.
    • 8. Firth Of Fifth by Genesis
      Another underrated song which has an amazing piano, guitar and syth solo. Sounds so amazing for the early 70's.
    • 7. Layla by Derek and the Dominos
      I love the beginning of the song, but the piano at the end is just amazing.
    • 6. Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey by Paul McCartney & Wings
      This song is sooo cool sounding and it's made by one of the Beatles!!
    • 5. Highway Star by Deep Purple
      Another slightly long one, but really cool song!
    • 4. We Will Rock You/We Are The Champions by Queen
      Well, I love these songs (but they are extremely overplayed) so this is Top 5.
    • 3. Supper's Ready by Genesis
      Long, but great song! Genesis is soooooo underrated compared to what they should be.
    • 2. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      This is a classic from The Wall.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      This is number one on lots of people's lists. I have to agree!

    I am 16 and I luv music from the 70's. There are so many songs that I could have listed. All the songs from the 70's have influenced music and it will till the end of time.
    By: Andrew
    • 10. More Than A Feeling by Boston
      One of my favourites...
    • 9. No Woman, No Cry by Bobby Marley & The Wailers
    • 8. Hotel California by Eagles
      Beautiful guitar.
    • 7. Magic by Pilot
      Masterpeice...unforgettable!
    • 6. Life Is A Highway by Tom Petty (Original is Tom Cochrane)
      Love it!
    • 5. Don't Stop Believin'. by Journey
      Not SURE if this is seventies, but is one of the greats.
    • 4. Imagine by Beatles
      Unbelievable.
    • 3. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
      Pure Rock n' Roll.
    • 2. Let It Be by Beatles
      Unbelievable.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      No explanation is necessary.


    By: Dennis
    • 10. Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan
      My favorite feel sorry for myself song....reminds me of my first love.....
    • 9. If by Bread
      Can't leave this one out.....
    • 8. I'm Not In Love by 10cc
      Brings back great memories of late night drives with her....
    • 7. Layla by Derek & The Dominos
      Hard to beat this one.....awesome.
    • 6. Something About You by Boston
      Great sound.....so many songs...but this is the best....
    • 5. Stuck In The Middle With You by Stealers Wheel
      Gerry Rafferty sounded good then too.....
    • 4. Poetry Man by Phoebe Snow
      What a voice......
    • 3. Midnight Rider by Allman Brothers Band
      There are 2 versions....love 'em both...
    • 2. Fooled Around And Fell In Love by Elvin Bishop
      Great song....great guitar.....has to be long version only....
    • 1. Joy by Apollo 100
      This instrumental of an old Bach song gives me chills..and has so much energy....I love it.....

    The 70's were the best and will never be outdone.....there was so much variety...now everything on radio sounds the same.....bring back the 70's ...
    By: Nicole
    • 10. Killer queen by Queen
      Queen, you'll live 4 ever.
    • 9. Bring It On Home by Led Zeppelin
      This song's good, but not great.
    • 8. Mama Mia by ABBA
      This song rules!
    • 7. Dont Be Cruel by Elvis Presley
      I really like Elvis, for the best male singer.
    • 6. Somebody To Love by Queen
      Queen is the best band ever in history, go Queen!
    • 5. Hear I Go Again by Whitesnake
      This song's my favorite, it just has a great singer.
    • 4. I'ts Now Or Never by Elvis Presley
      This song has good taste, from a good artist.
    • 3. Dancing Queen by ABBA
      This song I remember very well. My mother loves it.
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      I love this song! It just is soo well written.
    • 1. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      I still listen to this song, it has still lasted!

    The favorite thing on here is: QUEEN!
    By: Jude Jememile
    • 10. Speak To Me by Pink Floyd
    • 9. On The Run by Pink Floyd
    • 8. Eclipse by Pink Floyd
    • 7. Any Colour You Like by Pink Floyd
    • 6. The Great Gig In The Sky by Pink Floyd
    • 5. Breathe (In The Air) by Pink Floyd
    • 4. Time by Pink Floyd
    • 3. Money by Pink Floyd
    • 2. Brain Damage by Pink Floyd
    • 1. Us And Them by Pink Floyd

    DSOTM is amazing. There is no song on it that I don't like!
    By: Steven Currie
    • 10. Baker Street by Gerry Rafferty
      Another great song.
    • 9. Streets Of London by Ralph Mactell
      Reminds me of home.
    • 8. Songbird by Fleetwood Mac
      A very relaxing song.
    • 7. Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees
      Just a happy record.
    • 6. Seven Seas Of Rye by Queen
      First record released under the name of Queen.
    • 5. Samba Pa Ti by Santana
      Back to my school days.
    • 4. Young Hearts Run Free by Candy Stanton
      Army dats again.
    • 3. Egyptian Reggae by Jonathan Richman
      Takes me back to my Army days.
    • 2. Show Me The Way by Peter Frampton
      Off of a great album.
    • 1. Oh Girl by Chi-Lites
      Takes me back to school.

    Great site, thanks!
    By: Vinicius Souza Chaves
    • 10. Bohemian Rapsody by Queen
    • 9. Rocket Man by Elton John
    • 8. Changes by Black Sabbath
    • 7. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
    • 6. Hold Back The Water by Bachman-Turner Overdrive
    • 5. Time by Pink Floyd
    • 4. Sweet Melissa by Allman Brothers Band
    • 3. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 1. Hotel California by Eagles

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